Midan Hussein, Cairo

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  • A sacred place for the Muslim Egyptians, built on the cemetery of the Fatimid Caliphs, in honor of the grandson of the Prophet Ali, Hussain ibn Ali, is believed that the head of the is buried there, although its original construction is from the mid-twelfth century was almost completely remodeled in the nineteenth century in the neo-Gothic style that we see today, sacred among other things for housing the oldest manuscript of the Coran... It is located in the middle of the Islamic neighborhood of old Cairo, right in front of the Great Market, a must-see place to feel the real Cairo...
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  • Founded in 1154, close to The Khan El-Khalili Market. Build on the same day to visit these two places. International students studying in Egypt are very happy to visit this mosque. one of the main gathering slots. It is also the tomb of the son of the Prophet Muhammad. An official explained to us the history and style of The Isis and the mosque.
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